Bug report #21041

More clarity on layers versus styles

Added by Jonathan Moules about 5 years ago.

Category:Web Services clients/WMS
Affected QGIS version:3.4.3 Regression?:No
Operating System: Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:28860


This WMS:

If you go all the way down to opening ID 7/8, you see layers named/titled:
"default" and "inspire_common:dEFAULT" - but neither of these is layers, they're styles. But they're represented here as though they're layers.

Including styles in this fashion only confuses pontentially already very confusing layer lists.
(for example - try figuring out what's a layer and what's a style in this getcap:
http://ags-sdi-public.jrc.ec.europa.eu/arcgis/services/world-release4-ETRS89/MapServer/WMSServer?version=1.3.0 )

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